Posts in Food & Health

Fresh Herbs and Vegetables

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Did you know that certain herbs and vegetables can be reproduced after it’s been harvested? This is a great method to save money on herbs and vegetables and keep a tiny garden for your home. The following 8 vegetables and herbs I’ve listed are not hard to grow at all. ... more

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Daily Fruits and Vegetables

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

It seems to be a concern for many Americans on whether or not they’re getting enough fruits and vegetables. They say you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables or that an apple keeps the doctor away. What is the importance of eating vegetables and fruits daily? Those who eat ... more

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Stay Hydrated

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Whew!! It has been a hot week in California, we’ve hit the 100°F weather. We’ve been dealing with fires, Santa Ana winds, and dry air. I recently took my nephew out to the park and boy was he a static clinger. Luckily the weather is starting to cool and the temperature ... more

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Making Time for Breakfast

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

We’ve always heard someone say to never skip breakfast and that it was the most important meal of the day. Well, that’s not a fib and they really do mean it. But in this day and age where life is hectic, do you have time for breakfast? I don’t and ... more

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Bitter Melon

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Bitter melon or bitter gourd is known as Karela in India, Goya in Japan, Foo Gwa in Chinese or Kho Qua in Vietnamese. Whatever you call it, bitter melon or bitter gourd as its name suggests is bitter. Bitter melon is widely eaten in Asian countries. It originated from the ... more

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Fancy a Cup of Tea?

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I love tea. Ever since I was a child, I have memories of drinking tea with my grandmother. I love the taste of a dark tea that’s been steeped really well. I’ve tried all sorts of teas from Oolong, Jasmine, Chrysanthemum to Green tea. I don’t have a particular favorite ... more

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Coconut Oil

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Did you know that coconut oil is classified as a “superfood”? I’ve been doing some research on coconut oil and its benefits as I’ve read a lot of great things about it. Have you noticed the increase of things related to coconut? I have always enjoyed drinking coconut juice. As ... more

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Ch-Ch-Ch…Chia Seeds

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Were you thinking of those chia pets when I wrote chia seeds? Don’t worry, I too thought of the chia pet back in the 90s. Just as I had put up an article for flax seeds, I was planning on an article about chia seeds and suddenly chia seeds are starting to ... more

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Leafy Greens

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Green vegetables are the best food you can eat to help improve your overall health. There is a general rule that says you should try to eat 5 servings of vegetable daily, which is about 2 1/2 cups. Leafy greens are packed in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other disease-fighting phyotchemicals ... more

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Beans and other Legumes

By: dly | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

What is a legume? It’s basically a  word to describe a dry fruit in which the edible fruit is often within a shell or pod. Legumes are a great source of fat, protein, and carbohydrates, which makes it a perfect item to supplement for any meat products. Even if you’re not ... more

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